Today I got a lead on a great new job. Wendy called this afternoon. She’d spoken with her friend Susan from Self magazine. It seems Condé Nast is doing…
This “general resignation in regard to life as a whole” is hardly a state to which I aspire. RESIGNATION: The absence of ambition, drive, and also…
Long Winter afternoons spent absently staring at a blurring color television. Smoking cigarettes and listening to the noises of the city out the window…
The day before I went into the hospital, Lynn called and asked if she, Paul and Hal could come for Christmas. I was so excited and the plans were set…
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Dream: It is late in the afternoon and I am about to leave work. it is a department store but it looks like a hospital. I think Mrs. Cowan is my boss. I…
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Today is the eleventh day in the hospital for me— and it was only yesterday that I got a definite diagnosis— It seems I have a severe strep infection in…
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Conceptualization is the foundation of identity. The capacity to conceptualize our lives is the way in which we judge and determine whether our…
9 days in the hospital: yesterday a scan was done on my lymph system to detect lesions or tumors. That was the last test. I expect my doctor will…
The whole universe if pouring through you and out of you and into you and you are absolutely free. -Paul Reps
The functioning alcoholic is truly schizophrenic. The outer self, motivated by unrelenting impulses of self-loathing, grandiosity, fear, and pain…
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Hobbling liabilities— the little boy whose overwhelming need for his father’s love was equaled only by his insane fear of the man— the child whose…
Emotional Sobriety If we examine every disturbance we have, great or small, we will find at the root of it some unhealthy dependency and its consequent…